Go Ahead – Let It Snow!
At this point, how many versions of the Polar Vortex have swept across the U.S. this year? And on top of Snowmageddon? Enough’s enough, right?
Well, why not take advantage of all the powder that’s dumped in the mountains and enjoy one last snowy getaway before spring really comes. Just how fun is playing in the snow? Well, take a look at one – or all – of these six one-minute snow sports videos, compliments of Snowlink.com.
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In New York’s Adirondacks, Alpine Country Inn & Suites is offering a Ski & Stay package through March 13, including three nights’ accommodations and three-day ski passes for two. The Winter Weekend Escape to Gore Mountain package at the Copperfield Inn includes accommodations, breakfast, shuttle to Gore Mountain and a $50 resort credit. Pay for two nights and get the third free at the High Peaks Resort, as well as three days of skiing at Whiteface Mountain and daily breakfast. The All-Inclusive Ski & Save Package at Ridin-Hy Ranch includes overnight accommodations and loads of fun outdoor activities. At Titus Mountain, the Ski, Stay and Play Package includes two nights’ accommodations at Malone’s Holiday Inn Express & Suites, four all-day and night lift tickets and daily breakfast.
Whether you want to ski or watch wildlife, the Bentwood Inn in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has two packages to suit your desires. The Winter & Ski Lodge Package includes four nights’ accommodations, ski passes, a dinner, sleigh ride and breakfast. Or, choose the Winter Wildlife Experience Package for three nights’ accommodations, a half-day guided winter hike, daily breakfast and more.
Deer Valley Resort in Park City has a number of packages available to keep you skiing well into the spring, with savings ranging from 15 – 25% off accommodations and lift tickets.
For the ultimate snowy getaway, choose the Heli-Ski Tour at Resorts West, also in Park City. The five-night package includes accommodations in a slope-side ski home, complete with on-site lift-off to a four-hour heli-ski experience in Utah’s backcountry and gear rental.
After a day – or a week – playing in the snow, what could be better than soaking in natural hot springs? If you’re in Colorado, you’ll have ample opportunity to do just that. In Ouray, about an hour from Telluride, hot springs are just steps away from your room at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs. Four hot springs tubs ranging between 103 and 108 degrees are yours for the choosing. Jump in and sit awhile.
Just across the mountain from Telluride, Dunton Hot Springs is tucked deep in the mountains in a beautifully restored 19th century ghost town. There are six different ways to enjoy the heated waters, ranging in temperature from 85 to 106 degrees, one of which is in a restored 19th century bathhouse.
The world’s largest hot springs pool is in the heart of the Colorado Rockies – Glenwood Hot Springs – is open year-round until 10 p.m. Follow a soak with a massage, facial, or other body treatment at the award-winning Spa of the Rockies and you’ll be jello in no time.
Near Steamboat Springs, rustic Strawberry Park Hot Springs sits alongside Hot Springs Creek, with waters naturally reaching 104 degrees. With the forest surrounding you, you’ll surely feel like you’re in your own private hot springs.
With 23 soaking pools, including the world’s deepest hot spring, the Springs Resort and Spa heals and rejuvenates the body and soul – and weary muscles. The scene? Pine-covered hills, rolling grassy meadows and blue mountain lakes, framed by the dramatic peaks of the San Juan Mountains. Also known as, heaven.
For more, check out the 19 Colorado Hot Springs Quick Guide, and get ready to soak those muscles!